Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008
Rise and Persistence of Global M1T1 Clone of Streptococcus pyogenes
|Prophages or prophage remnants||SPhinX (speA2), MemPhiS (mf3/mf4), PhiRamid (sda1)||370.1 (mf2, speC), 370.2 (speH, speI), 370.3 (mf3), 370.4 (phage remnant)|
|Superantigen genes||speA2, speG, speJ, smeZ1,||speC, speG, speH, speI, speJ, smeZ1|
|Streptodornases||mf/spd, mf3/spd OR mf4/spd4, sda1||mf/spd, mf2, mf3/spd3|
|Other||Insertion sequence (IS1548), SNP in the SLO/NADGH region|
*SNP, single nucleotide polymorphism; SLO, streptolysin O; NADGH, nicotinamide glycohydrolase. Toxin gene names in boldface designate genes that are unique to either strain.
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